Q:Can you sell yourself in two minutes?Go for it.


  A:With my qualifications and experience, I feel I am hardworking,responsible and diligent in any project I undertake. Your organization couldbenefit from my analytical and interpersonal skills.


  Q:Give me a summary of your current job description.


  A:I have been working as a computer programmer for five years. To bespecific, I do system analysis, trouble shooting and provide softwaresupport.


  Q:Why did you leave your last job?


  A:Well, I am hoping to get an offer of a better position. If opportunity knocks, I will take it.


  A:I feel I have reached the "glass ceiling" in my current job. /I feel there is no opportunity for advancement.


  Q:How do you rate yourself as a professional?


  A:With my strong academic background, I am capable and competent.


  A:With my teaching experience, I am confident that I can relate to studentsvery well.


  Q:What contribution did you make to your current (previous) organization?


  A:I have finished three new projects, and I am sure I can apply myexperience to this position.


  Q:What do you think you are worth to us?


  A:I feel I can make some positive contributions to your company in thefuture.


  Q:What make you think you would be a success in this position?


  A:My graduate school training combined with my internship should qualify mefor this particular job. I am sure I will be successful.


  Q:Are you a multi-tasked individual?


     Do you work well under stress or pressure?


  A:Yes, I think so.

  A:The trait is needed in my current(or previous) position and I know I canhandle it well.


  Q:What is your strongest trait(s)?(你個性上最大的特點是什么?)

  A:Helpfulness and caring.(樂于助人和關心他人。)

  A:Adaptability and sense of humor.(適應能力和幽默感。)

  A:Cheerfulness and friendliness.(樂觀和友愛。)

  Q:How would your friends or colleagues describe you?(你的朋友或同事怎樣形容你?)

  A:(pause a few seconds) (稍等幾秒鐘再答,表示慎重考慮。)

  They say Mr. Chen is an honest, hardworking and responsible man who deeplycares for his family and friends.


  A:They say Mr. Chen is a friendly, sensitive, caring and determined person.


  Q:What personality traits do you admire?(你欣賞哪種性格的人?)

  A:(I admire a person who is)honest, flexible and easy-going. (誠實、不死板而且容易相處的人。)

  A:(I like) people who possess the "can do" spirit. (有"實際行動"的人。)

  Q:What leadership qualities did you develop as an administrative personnel?


  A:I feel that learning how to motivate people and to work together as ateam will be the major goal of my leadership.


  A:I have refined my management style by using an open-door policy.


  Q:How do you normally handle criticism?


  A:Silence is golden. Just don't say anything; otherwise the situation couldbecome worse. I do, however, accept constructive criticism.


  A:When we cool off, we will discuss it later. (我會等大家冷靜下來再討論。)

  Q:What do you find frustrating in a work situation?(在工作中,什么事令你不高興?)

  A:Sometimes, the narrow-minded people make me frustrated. (胸襟狹窄的人,有時使我泄氣。)

  A:Minds that are not receptive to new ideas. (不能接受新思想的那些取。)

  Q:How do you handle your conflict with your colleagues in your work?


  A:I will try to present my ideas in a more clear and civilized manner inorder to get my points across.


  Q:How do you handle your failure?(你怎樣對待自己的失敗?)

  A:None of us was born "perfect". I am sure I will be given a second chanceto correct my mistake.


  Q:What provide you with a sense of accomplishment.(什么會讓你有成就感?)

  A:Doing my best job for your company. (為貴公司竭力效勞。)

  A:Finishing a project to the best of my ability. (盡我所能,完成一個項目。)

  Q:If you had a lot of money to donate, where would you donate it to?Why?


  A:I would donate it to the medical research because I want to do something to help others.


  A:I prefer to donate it to educational institutions. (我樂意捐給教育機構。)

  Q:What is most important in your life right now?(眼下你生活中最重要的是什么?)

  A:To get a job in my field is most important to me. (對我來說,能在這個領域找到工作是最重要的。)

  A:To secure employment hopefully with your company. (希望能在貴公司任職對我來說最重要。)

  Q:What current issues concern you the most?(目前什么事是你最關心的?)

  A:The general state of our economy and the impact of China' entry to WTO onour industry.


  Q:How long would you like to stay with this company?(你會在本公司服務多久呢?)

  A:I will stay as long as I can continue to learn and to grow in my field.


  Q:Could you project what you would like to be doing five years from now?


  A:As I have some administrative experience in my last job, I may use myorganizational and planning skills in the future.


  A:I hope to demonstrate my ability and talents in my field adequately.


  A:Perhaps, an opportunity at a management position would be exciting.



  It would be premature for me to predict this.(現在對此問題的預測,尚嫌過早。)


  Hypothetically speaking, I might be able to do your current job as adirector.(或CEO或president)


  Q:What range of pay-scale are you interested in?(你喜歡那一種薪水層次標準?)

  A:Money is important, but the responsibility that goes along with this jobis what interests me the most.



  To be frank and open with you, I like this job, but I have a family tosupport.


  Other Tips (其它建議)

  Know something about the organization you are applying to. (了解一些你申請工作單位的情況)

  Dress properly. Don't shake hand with the interviewer until he/she extendshis/her hand.


  Don't sit down until invited to do so by the interviewer. (人家未請,先別坐下。)

  Make eye-contact with the interviewer during the interview. (面試時,眼睛要看著對方。)

  Listen actively and stay calm. (注意聽,保持冷靜。)

  If invited to a meal, be especially careful about your table manners. (被邀吃飯時,要特別注意餐桌禮節。)

  Don't talk with your mouth full. (嘴里有食物,不可開口說話)

  Don't make much noise while you eat. (吃東西不要出聲音)

  Don't blow your nose or use the toothpick at table. (不要擰鼻涕或用牙簽剔牙)

  Don't appear to be pushy or overly anxious to get a job.(不必過分表現急著要工作)

  Be honestbut not too modest.(要誠實,但不必太謙虛)

  Don't put yourself down or cut yourself up. (不可妄自菲薄或自貶)

  Try to avoid discussing politics or religion with your interviewer. (避免與面試人談政治或宗教)